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Rising sense of security about AIDS disturbs healthcare workers

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Too few people care anymore about HIV AIDS in Switzerland. That’s the rather disturbing conclusion of the Swiss Aids Federation. Disturbing because the infection rate isn’t dropping and the number of people living with the virus in Switzerland is on the rise. These people need care and counselling, but there’s less and less money around to help them. WRS’s Lucas Chambers reports:

Concert organizers charge a lot 'because they can'

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Tickets for Radiohead’s only Swiss date go on sale today,  and the venue is the  Quarry of Andonces in St Triphon in the canton of Vaud. But does 250 francs sound like a lot to you? It’s only 109 if you are standing. So what’s going on with ticket prices? WRS’s Pete Forster spoke to Christophe Platel of Nyon’s Paleo festival and asked him if 109 francs was a reasonable price for a ticket:

Swiss indict 4 accused of ties to large European crime gang called 'Thieves in ... - Washington Post

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Swiss indict 4 accused of ties to large European crime gang called 'Thieves in ...
Washington Post
GENEVASwitzerland's attorney general has charged four men with being managers of a Europe-wide organized crime ring whose members are believed to be behind a wave of burglaries and shoplifting in the Alpine nation. Swiss authorities said Monday ...

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Rhinocarhire.com Advise Customers to Consider Zurich Airport When Travelling ... - CisionWire (press release)

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Rhinocarhire.com Advise Customers to Consider Zurich Airport When Travelling ...
CisionWire (press release)
Until recently the arrival airport of choice in Switzerland for budget travellers was Geneva, served by several European budget carriers and one of easyJet's main destinations. The introduction of an easyJet flight to Zurich has changed matters with ...

Prix de Lausanne's stellar past will shape its future

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The Prix de Lausanne, one of the premier dance competitions in the world, is underway and runs until the end of this week. It features 79 contestants from 19 different countries and starting next year a new artistic director takes over. WRS’s Alex Helmick speaks Amanda Bennett, who inherits the post:

Fighting in Syria Escalates

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Heavy clashes were reported as troops and tanks were sent to vanquish rebels, and Russia indicated it would oppose any effort to have President Bashar al-Assad step down.

A nation of cybercondriacs? One doc says it's not such a bad thing

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You know how it goes. You’re not feeling well, so you start searching for your symptoms online and before long you’re convinced you might have any number of rare and deadly illnesses. With all kinds of health information at our fingertips on the Internet, are we becoming a society of cybercondriacs? A recent survey from Swisscom and the NZZ am Sonntag found that 85 percent of people in Switzerland use the web to get more information on their symptoms, so how do doctors feel about that? WRS’s Alex Helmick takes up the issue with Dr. Jacques de Haller, president of the Swiss Medical Association:

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